We all need some down time, and there are so many unique places around campus to chill out by walking, visiting museums and more. See other fun things around Albuquerque here.


Amazing trees

Did you know UNM’s main campus in 1994 was designated as an arboretum? Check out the wide variety of trees in the area and learn more about our landscapes. 


Museums and galleries

From meteorites to biology exhibits, UNM has a variety of places to view scientific displays, art and cultural events. Read more.


Public art

UNM is home to many outdoor sculptures as well as indoor murals.

Here’s a list of some of the prominent art work around campus.


Running and walking paths

Need inspo on getting out to enjoy the sunny weather? This list has you covered with ideas for walks all around the campus area.


Stunning architecture

Interested in seeing the work of the architects behind UNM’s unique style? Here’s a history of some of the iconic buildings. Show yourself around with this self-guided walking tour, which includes information about many of the campus’ most popular buildings.